Late to the party maybe, but the Boohoo brand has made its entry into crowded beauty arena joining at the value end of the market. The fast-fashion retail group has introduced a signature vegan beauty collection.
Next is to open a department store in all but name as it transforms its existing sites in the Atria centre in Watford and also adds a Victoria’s Secret, the lingerie brand for which it holds the UK licence.
A buyer is being sought for the prime retail location in Aberdeen city centre formerly occupied by John Lewis. Real estate advisor Savills has been appointed to fill the 200,000 sq ft, four-storey space.
After a busy Christmas trading period for many retailers, now comes the downside. It’s that time of year when unwanted gifts are being returned, and this year’s tally could add up to £3.2 billion, says ParcelHero.